There are 7 ways to get from Ashford to Poitiers by train, car train, car, car ferry, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers Tgv

$135 - $268

Cheapest option

Train, bus, fly to Poitiers  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Poitiers (PIS) STN - PIS

$79 - $259

5 alternative options

Eurotunnel, drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Poitiers

$290 - $337

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Poitiers

$109 - $163

Train, bus, fly to Tours St Symphorien  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Tours St Symphorien (TUF) STN - TUF
  4. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Poitiers

$97 - $222

Train, bus, fly to Limoges  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Limoges (LIG) STN - LIG
  4. Take the train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers

$109 - $326

Train, bus, fly to La Rochelle  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to La Rochelle (LRH) STN - LRH
  4. Take the train from La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers

$102 - $741

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Poitiers is to car ferry and drive which costs £80 - £130 and takes 6 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Poitiers is to train which costs £100 - £210 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Ashford and Poitiers is 318 miles.

The best way to get from Ashford to Poitiers without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs £100 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Ashford to Poitiers, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Poitiers Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Poitiers is 1 h ahead of Ashford. It is currently 5:06 PM in Ashford and 6:06 PM in Poitiers.

Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Poitiers Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Poitiers. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Poitiers.
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  • Distance: 318.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Poitiers, France?

You can take a train from Ashford to Poitiers via Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 4 h 32 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Tours St Symphorien
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Flights from London Stansted to Limoges
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to La Rochelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$55 - $65
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Limoges-Benedictins to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from La Rochelle Ville to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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